GRE Word List


means of support, maintenance, or subsistence : living

The meaning of the word sustenance is means of support, maintenance, or subsistence : living.

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retinuea group of retainers or attendants
shunto avoid deliberately and especially habitually
similea figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by like or as (as in cheeks like roses) compare metaphor
satesatisfy to the full; satisfy to excess; cloy
provisionalserving for the time being : temporary
smirkto smile in a smug or condescending way
partialof or relating to a part rather than the whole : not general or total
inevitableincapable of being avoided or evaded
incoherentlacking coherence: such as
recreantcrying for mercy : cowardly